Intern CSI Kroger (Spring 2022)

Location: Loveland, OH

Work Schedule

This is for a 2022 Part-Time Spring start. The duration of the internship is dependent upon the student's performance, with the goal to finish upon the student's graduation (ie, multi-year internship possible). Students are required full-time during the Summer Semester (40 hours) and part-time during the Spring and Fall (~20 hours). Successful interns will be offered full-time, entry-level, Sales/Analyst positions within The Hershey Company.

Internship Overview

We are seeking top talent that has a passion for winning and making a difference.

Hershey's Business Analyst Intern position provides a launching pad for our future sales and analytical leaders. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with our customers, analyze customer and shopper insights to build selling stories, and develop your business acumen skills.

Hershey's Business Analyst internship is a mix of sales, category management, marketing, and marketing research - Hershey's Category Management department researches/analyzes data to understand the present and then utilizes that information to impact the future.

Hershey's Business Analyst intern has the ability to influence the marketplace by making strategic recommendations within the following: item assortment, product placement, promotions, and pricing.

As a Business Analyst intern, you will have the opportunity to work with the following departments: Category Development, Sales, Retail, Finance, Marketing, and Information Systems


• Develop/Implement specific Category Management Projects/Reports, to support Hershey's sales goals at Kroger

• Develop fact-based analysis of customer business trends utilizing a variety of data sources

• Utilize all appropriate Hershey business systems to identify key selling opportunities for Kroger, including IRI, 84.51 (Loyalty), Market 6, APT, Space Management, etc

• Analyze sales information regarding key category programs & promotions (Seasons, Olympics, NCAA, etc)

• Identify/Develop productive new processes to enhance the overall Hershey's Business Analyst team, which includes creating efficiencies within the Hershey's Sales organization and other cross-functional departments


• A current undergraduate with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher (preference is 3.2 or higher)

• Majors in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, and Information Systems are highly preferred, but others will be considered

• Demonstrated leadership & academic achievement in student and extracurricular activities

• High level of integrity

• Energy and passion for winning

• Adaptability and ability to work independently

• Professional communication skills

• Strong analytical and problem-solving ability

• Customer service orientation

• Effective planning and organizing skills

• Previous internship and/or sales analytical experience is a plus

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access

Classes with Relevance
  • BANA 2081 - Business Analytics 1
  • BANA 2082 - Business Analytics 2
  • IS 2080 - Digital Technologies in Business
  • MKTG 3080 - Marketing Research
  • MKTG 3085 - Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 4000 - Strategic Selling

"Our Hershey experience introduced us to the CPG industry and all of its complexities. In this position, we've had the opportunity to build a foundation of business acumen, utilize numerous different Hershey and Kroger data systems, and refine our analytical thinking and communication skills, all within a well-cultivated team-oriented environment. Expect opportunities to think and work on Category Management, Sales, and Shopper Insights teams, as well as independently. We'd recommend this position for any rising professional looking to advance their familiarity with data science and the CPG industry. Bring a positive attitude and a competitive outlook on the business to work each day, and you can expect to be invested in by The Hershey Company. This is a fantastic opportunity - and the free snacks are a plus!"

- Emily Wentz & Courtney Grubbs, Interns 2019-2020

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans

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